GRE Word List

EXEGESIS

explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages

The meaning of the word exegesis is explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages.

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WordMeaning
prudeexcessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
drawchoosing of a lot or card
impuissancepowerlessness; feebleness
egotismtendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
hermeticconcerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
coteriegroup that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
triggerset off; start
pettytrivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
enormityhugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
plumagefeathers of a bird;